The Sunday Hindu Crossword No. 2732 (31st March 2013) (Fillable and with hints and solution- SOLUTION AT THE BOTTOM OF PAGE)

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1.Feasts abroad, most free from risk (6)ANAGRAMof FEASTS
4.Film luminary was screening beginning of Rocky (4,4)CHARADE+ANAGRAM (4-letter synonym for FILM LUMINARY+WAS+R for BEGINNING OF ROCKY)
9.An artist holding shot rabbit (6)CHARADE (AA for ARTIST. Cannot explain the rest)
10.A blaze inside chimney in plant (8)CHARADE (3-letter synonym for CHIMNEY+A+4-letter synonym for BLAZE)
11.Book had to include right dates (4,5)CHARADE+ANAGRAM (HAD+R for RIGHT+5-letter synonym for DATES)
13.One avoiding work, badly riled (5)ANAGRAM of RILED
14. Dam lake for religious head (6,8)CHARADE (6-letter synonym for DAM (a relationship)+8-letter name of a LAKE)
17.Similarly, purchase, say, an identical disc (2,3,4,5)DOUBLE DEFINITION
21.Take mouthful from ragout (a stew) (5)CONTAINED INSIDE
23.A new suggestion concerning an hors d’oeuvre (9)CHARADE (A+N for NEW+3-letter synonym for SUGGESTION+2,2-letter synonym for CONCERNING)
24. What 18 is especially? (5,3)STRAIGHT CLUE (18 here is Clue No. 18 Down)
25.Key cricketer, first at the crease? (6)DOUBLE DEFINITION
26.In stand is eastern paper (8)CHARADE (5-letter synonym for STAND+ISE for EASTERN)
27.Recited flourishing novelist (6)HOMONYM (5-letter synonym for FLOURISHING which sounds like a 6-letter name of a NOVELIST)

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1.Bandage the man after violent blow (6)CHARADE (4-letter synonym for VIOLENT BLOW+HE for MAN)
2.Reckon dignitary’s not in (6,3)CHARADE (6-letter synonym for DIGNITARY+3-letter synonym for NOT IN)
3.Withdraw with slight injury (7)DOUBLE DEFINITION
5.Clear river blocked by unruly US clan (11)CHARADE+ANAGRAM (5-letter name of a RIVER+US CLAN)
6.Procedure at home getting in the way (7)CHARADE (5-letter synonym for PROCEDURE+IN for AT HOME)
7.Invalidate yearbook, with article missing (5)CHARADE+DELETION (6-letter synonym for YEARBOOK from which A for ARTICLE is deleted)
8.Run out after dark in a Mexican’s hat (8)CHARADE (6-letter synonym for DARK+RO for RUN OUT)
12. Opera singer, Lanza, cut short La Scala broadcast (5,6)CHARADE+ANAGRAM+DELETION (MARIA for LANZA+LA SCAL)
15.Fashionable German city church, basically (2,7)CHARADE (IN for FASHIONABLE+5-letter name of a GERMAN CITY+CE for CHURCH)
16.Summary of a bishop’s religious pamphlet (8)CHARADE (A+BS for BISHOPS+5-letter synonym for PAMPHLET)
18. Continually rest, heading off for mountain (7)CHARADE+ANAGRAM+DELETION (4-letter synonym for CONTINUALLY+EST (REST HEADING OFF))
19. Working daily? In theory (2,5)DOUBLE DEFINITION (DAILY refers to what we read daily)
20.Origin of HP, perhaps, reportedly (6)DOUBLE DEFINITION
22.Angry about wife, used bad language (5)CHARADE (4-letter synonym for ANGRY which contains W for WIFE)
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Created at 8.30 hrs IST on 31-03-2013

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SOLUTION- ACROSS 1. SAFEST 4. STAR WA-R-S 9. A-NGOR-A 10. L-A-BURN-UM 11. HA-R-D TIMES 13. IDLER 14. MOTHER SUPERIOR 17. BY THE SAME TOKEN 21. TASTE 23. A-N-TIP-AS-TO 24. ABOVE ALL 25. OPENER 26. TREAT-IS-E 27. GREENE
DOWN - 1. SWAT-HE 2. FIGURE OUT 3. SCRATCH 5. TR-ANSLUC-ENT 6. ROUT-IN-E 7. ANNUL 8. SOMBRE-RO 12. MARIA CALLAS 15. IN ESSEN-CE 16. A-BS-TRACT 18. EVER-EST 19. ON PAPER 20. SOURCE 22. S-W-ORE